True or false? For overall good health, it is wise to avoid sugar. Not surprising, that is true, but this statement is in regards to processed sugars (white sugar, candy, chocolate). When it comes to natural carbohydrates, slow sugars, we have a different answer: they’re what your brain feeds on! Pasta, rice, beans, fruits and veggies are foods that’ll keep you going, so it’s important to include them in your diet.